Poetry in Motion 1 (CD-ROM)

Poetry in Motion (CD-ROM)

Macintosh CD-ROM
Required: System 6.0.7 or higher/ Windows: 86SX-25 or higher
A CD-ROM by Ron Mann

When you read a poem, you can sit back and think about it; when you hear it performed, all the passion and personality emerges. Dramatically linking two mediums.

Poetry in Motion makes both experiences available at the click of a mouse.

Ron Mann's superb film of twenty-four celebrated poets performing their work accompanies the printed texts on the screen.

The result is a splendid synergy between the spoken work and written word. You don't have to be a poetry aficionado to be seduced by William Burroughs' unforgettable rasp or Helen Adam's psychedelic reminiscences, but this exuberant celebration may turn you into one.

Poetry In Motion 1 features performances, interviews, and original texts by Helen Adam, Miguel Algarin, Amiri Baraka, Ted Berrigan, Charles Bukowski, William S. Burroughs, John Cage, Jim Carroll, Jayne Cortez, Robert Creeley, Christopher Dewdney, Diane di Prima, Kenward Elmslie, Four Hordsemaen, Alan Ginsberg, John Giorno, Michael McClure, Ted Milton, Michael Ondaatje, Ed Sanders, Ntozake Shange, Gary Snyder, Tom Waits and Anne Waldman.